In compliance with the current international regulations in the context of COVID-19, Palumbo Superyachts Refit announces that all its shipyards (Naples, Ancona, Malta, Savona and Marseille) are currently operational for maintenance and refit activities, guaranteeing continuous assistance to boats and to the crew members present in the various locations. The activities are carried out with due respect for the prescribed health and hygiene standards, within an operating protocol established by the internal control committee, as envisaged by the current protocol on safety in the workplace for the containment of the COVID-19 epidemic and with the adoption of the necessary PPE to avoid the spread of the virus.
TRIUMPHING AGAINST ALL ODDS Despite the complex situation, Palumbo Superyachts Marseille has been working non-stop during the coronavirus pandemic, devoting absolute priority to their teams and loyal customers’ health and safety. As a result, one of the undertaken projects for the complete repaint of a 92 metre Feadship megayacht is coming to completion and the scaffolds are being dismantled. READ MORE --> photo credit @Sigrun Sauerzapfe aka Siggi
- She entered the Barcelona50 race for fun and qualified in Top 5 out of 2600 competitors; - She measures 27 metres in length and accommodates from 8 to 10 guests in 4 cabins plus 2 crew members; - Originally named DSK, this sailing yacht with composite hull and carbon superstructure was delivered by Nautor’s Swan in 2008; - She boasts naval architecture and engineering by German Frers, the Argentinian firm producing some of the most aesthetically pleasing yachts currently on the water.
...Have you guessed who she is yet? We’re talking about S/Y WOODPECKER CUBE, of course! ... READ MORE -->
THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME - M/Y ARMADA The first-born of the Columbus fleet in 2011, she is an exceptional motor yacht build to the highest standards. ARMADA is currently at Palumbo Superyachts Naples undergoing thorough cleaning of the entire underwater part of the hull and painting with antifouling, before checking above the waterline mainly around the rub rail for any surface scratches and holes to be filled, carefully faired out and finally painted. By the time she will leave the shipyard, with no doubt ARMADA will be restored to her former shine, ready to turn heads again in every harbour she’ll berth this summer! READ MORE -->
MATTERS OF THE HEART Dollars and cents drive virtually all boat projects, but… at Palumbo Superyachts Malta someone is on a path to breaking that pattern! This is the unique story of two yacht Owners who defied all statistic evidence on the upkeep cost of vessels, to prove that there’s more to maintaining a ‘seasoned lady’ than financial sense. Usually, women don’t like to talk about their age and size, but the two ladies concerned have no qualms with revealing that are in their 50s and measure 33 and 90 metres. Having often crossed troubled waters and weathered many a storms, they proudly prove that what time has taken from them in youth, has been replaced with experience. READ MORE -->
THE SECRET BEHIND THE CUSTOMER-PULL FACTOR OF PALUMBO SUPERYACHTS SAVONA Its strategic location - at the entrance to Savona harbour, half way between the French Riviera and Viareggio’s boat building centre, and at a stone’s throw from Genoa International Airport - makes Palumbo Superyachts Savona a very convenient hub for superyacht repair and refit. Though the right location is key to the feasibility and long term economic viability of its business, as we all know, to make a shipyard very successful it takes more than just an enviable geographical position...and, indeed, Palumbo Savona’s customer-pull factor goes well beyond that. READ MORE -->
Part of the Palumbo Superyachts division which includes the brands: ISA Yachts, Columbus Yachts, Mondomarine and Extra Yachts, the Palumbo Superyachts Refit section formed by 5 shipyards (Ancona, Malta, Marseille, Naples and Savona) today is the largest superyacht maintenance and repair network in the Mediterranean providing customers with a wide range of multitasking and time sensitive services. In addition to its significant facilities, mainly including: the 3.300-ton syncrolift and the 560-ton travel lift in Ancona, the 410-ton travel lift in Malta, the climate-controlled paint watershed in Marseille, the 520-ton travel lift in Naples, the 820-ton travel lift in Savona, Palumbo Superyachts’ network also caters for: a 500sqm showroom, specialized yacht chandlers in all the yards, many auxiliary services dedicated to crew management and including recreation and refreshment areas, gym, restaurant, spa, wellness center, yacht concierge and accommodation facilities for up to 108 guests.